Monthly Archives: July 2014

Episode 81 – Next time you’re stuck in a boring conversation, try two simple things and see what happens next…

While taking on the role of other, have fun with it! Let the alchemy of attention and curiosity take the lead.

In this episode, we explore how relaxing out of our evaluations (I recently heard it called the “blah blah blah inside our heads”) opens us up to really hear what is going on for another person. It can be the simplest thing in the world to create connection and understanding, it just takes a willingness to press pause on the autopilot (the “blah blah blah”) and pay attention to someone else for a few minutes.

Episode 80 – When asked for the highest spiritual practice, two great teachers 2000 years apart agree on the same thing

Modern day mystic and philosopher Ken Wilber was asked to share the most essential and powerful practice available today, and in response he laid down the challenge: take on the role of other. Step into another persons shoes, get their experience and explore the world from their eyes. It is a timeless and unfolding practice that accelerates your growth through spiritual stages of development

It’s fascinating how strong an echo this is of the challenge Jesus laid down over 2000 years ago: he declared that all of the law could be summed up in two things 1) Love God 2) Love your neighbor. A lot of religious effort is spent on the first one, but sadly the second one gets a lot less attention – probably because it requires us to step outside of our comfort zone, it challenges our lukewarm, convenient and simple ideas of God…but it is so worth it, because we also engage more directly in the powerful work of bringing heaven down here to earth.

Step into this five-fold episode to explore the widespread and transforming effects that this practice can have on our own lives and on those around us

Episode 79 – Setting The Stage For A Living Faith

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Photo origin – (Kingpeng on DeviantART

It is really exciting to discover something sacred, something that has great meaning and value to us. We have moments of enlightenment, of truth, and yet so often then the glow fades and we get lost; quickly confused and distracted by the various moods and impulses that suddenly capture our attention.

In this episode, learn how to anchor in to what is meaningful to you so that no matter what the state, you can return to center and stay actively engaged in a living, thriving faith.